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Table 7.2 Socioeconomic indicators, 1991–2011: overall levels in Brussels, public, private and mixed large housing estates, and statistical sectors surrounding large housing estates (ipercentages in parenthesis)

From: Sprouted All Around: The Emergence and Evolution of Housing Estates in Brussels, Belgium

  1991 2001 2011
  Brussels Public Private Mixed Brussels Public Private Mixed Brussels Public Private Mixed
Aged 0–15 17.7 16.2 (17.7) 14.5 (16.6) 16.0 (16.8) 18.1 21.8 (18.7) 12.0 (18.2) 13.0 (16.9) 19.1 23.5 (20.7) 15.6 (19.4) 15.0 (17.4)
Aged 65+ 23.6 29.1 (26.0) 29.8 (28.3) 27.2 (26.7) 20.7 27.2 (23.3) 34.7 (23.9) 32.4 (24.0) 17.9 23.1 (19.3) 30.9 (21.4) 30.9 (21.7)
Single-parent households 22.2 29.6 (21.1) 18.9 (22.5) 22.7 (19.3) 28.2 39.3 (28.2) 25.2 (30.1) 27.8 (27.1) 24.4 34.1 (23.4) 21.6 (25.3) 25.1 (22.5)
Foreigners 28.5 18.7 (21.4) 11.1 (16.9) 17.1 (16.6) 26.3 16.6 (18.6) 14.2 (17.6) 17.8 (20.1) 32.5 17.4 (24.0) 20.5 (24.1) 25.5 (27.7)
Employment rate 49.3 47.1 (51.8) 61.0 (54.7) 55.2 (55.9) 49.7 39.3 (51.8) 57.4 (53.1) 55.8 (57.1) 48.3 37.4 (50.6) 56.5 (51.7) 52.5 (54.0)
Lower secondary education 62.5 74.5 (65.5) 58.5 (62.2) 50.2 (53.2) 42.7 62.6 (49.0) 46.6 (45.7) 35.6 (33.8) 38.9 58.4 (44.3) 42.8 (41.5) 32.8 (28.7)
Tertiary education 18.9 9.6 (15.0) 19.2 (18.1) 27.0 (25.9) 33.6 15.2 (25.3) 27.0 (29.3) 38.2 (42.0) 35.5 17.2 (27.8) 28.6 (31.2) 39.9 (45.2)
  1. Data sources Censuses 1991, 2001 and 2011 (Statistics Belgium)